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  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey: Hobbes writes Homer book cover

    Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translate Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Poetry of Dante book cover

    The Poetry of Dante

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1922 and partly from periodicals this book provides a methodological introduction to the reading of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, with the aim of removing the confusion surrounding much Dantean literature and helping the reader to focus attention on the essential qualities of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Goethe book cover

    Goethe

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Croce admired Goethe partly because the latter possessed a knowledge of human nature in all its aspects but nonetheless kept his mind above and beyond political sympathies and the quarrels of nations. In this volume originally published in English in 1923, Croce distils his critical ideas about…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille book cover

    Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1921 this volume consists of the first of Croce’s literary criticisms to be published in English and as well as a section on Shakespeare, it contains unique essays on Ariosto and Corneille which together inaugurated a new era in literary criticism. The essays are based on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Hermeneutic Ontology in Gadamer and Woolf: The Being of Art and the Art of Being book cover

    Hermeneutic Ontology in Gadamer and Woolf

    The Being of Art and the Art of Being, 1st Edition

    By Adam Noland

    This volume analyses Virginia Woolf’s novels through a philosophical lens, providing an interpretive overview of her works through Hans-Georg Gadamer’s hermeneutic ontology. The text argues that interpretation itself is the central subject matter of Woolf’s novels: in order to understand these…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism: Unsettling Presences book cover

    Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism

    Unsettling Presences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kostas Boyiopoulos, Anthony Patterson, Mark Sandy

    The 17 essays of Unsettling Presences investigate writers and texts chiefly stretching from 1890 to 1939, from both within and outside of the Modernist canon. They explore tensions, convergences, and differences between the dominant Modernists and lesser-known figures. Not only do they examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Future of Reading book cover

    The Future of Reading

    1st Edition

    By Eric Purchase

    Why do we read? What happens to our imaginations when we read? To our knowledge? What creative forces are unleashed? What are the wider implications of all of this? In a truly engaging and accessible style, The Future of Reading looks at the very experience of reading; not just the consumption and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction: More than Just Romance book cover

    Emotions in Muslim Hausa Women's Fiction

    More than Just Romance, 1st Edition

    By Umma Aliyu Musa

    This book examines the emotions expressed in Hausa women’s prose fiction in northern Nigeria, showing how Hausa Muslim women writers use fiction in their indigenous language to demonstrate and express their anger about the problems they face in a patriarchal society. Umma Aliyu Musa shows how Hausa…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Narrative Reliability, Racial Conflicts and Ideology in the Modern Novel book cover

    Narrative Reliability, Racial Conflicts and Ideology in the Modern Novel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Puxan-Oliva

    How does racial ideology contribute to the exploration of narrative voice? How does narrative (un)reliability help in the production and critique of racial ideologies? Through a refreshing comparative analysis of well-established novels by Joseph Conrad, William Faulkner, James Weldon Johnson,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Intricate Movements: Experimental Thinking and Human Analogies in Sidney and Spenser book cover

    Intricate Movements

    Experimental Thinking and Human Analogies in Sidney and Spenser, 1st Edition

    By Bradley Davin Tuggle

    Renaissance humanism takes as one of its subjects for inquiry the category of the human itself. As Intricate Movements: Experimental Thinking and Human Analogies in Sidney and Spenser shows, late sixteenth-century English poets found some remarkably radical ways to interrogate and redefine the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Food and Feast in Modern Outlaw Tales book cover

    Food and Feast in Modern Outlaw Tales

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander L. Kaufman, Penny Vlagopoulos

    This collection of scholarly essays presents new work from in an emerging line of inquiry: modern outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of food and feasting. Food, its preparation and its consumption, is presented in outlaw narratives as central points of human interaction,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

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